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over nsa spying on foreign leaders. will the white house dump the program? >>> and sandy, one year later. new jersey governor chris christie answers victims who claim they are forgotten. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> obviously, you're going to want to know exactly what the president knew and when he knew it. >> the white house under fire for nsa spy secrets. >> president obama saying that he was not aware until recently of spying on heads of state. >> but the "los angeles times" reports the white house signed off on the program. but the president did not know that raises serious questions. >> i've been imprisoned by allegiant airlines or over eight hours. >> passenger aboard the allegiant 1032 had to be on three different flights because of mechanical problems at oakland international airport. >> yes, ma'am. >>> the white house acknowledging there are some individual existing health care plans that do not qualify for obama care. >> what is the political fallout when the other guys committing su
of eavesdropping, and i don't think they can, it ought to end right now. >> hurricane sandy, a history making event coming ashore and changing the map of the coastline in some places. >> the comeback coast. one year ago today millions were bracing for the impact of hurricane sandy. it was the superstorm strong enough to carve out a new shoreline, bring a presidential campaign to a halt and test resilience of communities across the east coast. >> you can see the water up to my knees, more importantly, a record storm surge here in new york city. >> it's been an all day battle between mother nature in the form of hurricane sandy. >>> good day. i'm andrea mitchell in washington. at this time last year sandy was a category one hurricane still hours away from making landfall in new jersey. as the storm gains strength, residents up and down the eastern seaboard were bracing for impact. some of the communities devastate add year ago are still reeling a year later. nbc's al roker was on the jersey shore when sandy hit and has an update on the still ongoing recovery. >> sandy slammed ashore one year ago, new
for the affordable care act online debacle. >> oh my gosh, that's beautiful. >> and helping survivors of sandy reclaim some of their most precious belongings. >> some of america's top intelligence leaders were in the hot seat on capitol hill today. they were there to answer difficult questions about recent revelations about u.s. surveillance programs, the hearing took place as lawmakers considered new legislation that would limit the nsa's ability to gather information. randall pinkston joins us at capitol hill. what happened in those nsa hearings today? >> well, tony, the hearing ended an hour ago after an unusual three and a half hours technique. the members of the house select committee on intelligence complimented the work of the national security agency which as you know are under fire since the revelation by former nsa analyst edward snowden that revealed documents that showed that they had been listen together phone conversation or scooping up the phone numbers of conversation of american citizens. the director of national intelligence said that the information was gathered legally, and
hurricane sandy. miles o'brien reports on how new york city is preparing for the next superstorm. test one year later the people who keep this city running are scrambling to figure out how to keep dry as the storms and the sea level rises. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> united healthcare-- online at uhc.com. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: european governments lodged new complaints on both sides of the atlantic today over u.s. surveillance. they followed more disclosures linked to the national security agency. newshour correspondent kwame holman begins our coverage. >> in madrid the u.s. ambassador to
is a big day, the anniversary of hurricane sandy. we have indra petersons, she's down in a place that became the face of devastation, seaside heights, new jersey. indra, good to have you there today. >> thank you, chris. it really is hard to believe it has already been a year since superstorm sandy really impacted the region. i'm actually standing in front of where the jetstar roller coaster used to be. if you look over my shoulder, there was nothing there. it was torn down in may. we have signs of progress. you can see, we're right in front of the casino pier. 90% of the businesses here on the boardwalk are open. they're hoping to have more open by next summer. we'll give you a deeper look into sandy coming up in a bit. i want to talk about a storm system impacting today. that storm system could bring as much as 10 inches into portions of wyoming and colorado, heavy winds, winter storm warnings in effect in that region. the reason this is so significant, you have that cold air clashing with the warm air into the south. so with that, the jet stream going right over that panhandle
strong winds as well. i'll take you back a year. this is what it looked like when hurricane sandy was off the coast of new jersey. this is when it - about 12 to 18 hours before it made landfall here and in parts of new jersey. that particular storm - i'll go backwards. that storm was the second strongest hurricane to ever hit the united states at 65 billion worth of damage. for katrina, that was the strongest, hitting the gulf coast. back in florida it caused $46 billion damage there. we'll talk about this during the day tomorrow on the anniversary. the other big story is the snow, the rain across the west. more details on this and the warnings in effect. >> thank you. we'll talk later. drug cartels, soldiers and vigilantes opened fire. civilians run for cover. the latest on the gun battles next. nearly a near after their lives were turned upside down, some of the children who lived through hurricane sandy open up about their fears. government ha >> >> michael is here with sports. expect the unexpected in this world series. >> that's pretty much been the story line through the four games.
the president knew about the operation. also tonight, a year after sandy, people who need help rebuilding say they are being left high and dry. >>> later look out for these two, they stepped into the shower and literally climbed out of jail. we'll update you on the remarkable escape and the ongoing manhunt. >>> first up the spying scandal and the obama care mess. on many occasions and many subjects the president has tried to project an image of hands on leadership and personal accountability. >> the buck will stop with me. the buck will stop with me. >> the buck stops with me. i'm the president. and the buck stops with me. the buck stops with me. ultimately, the buck stops with me. >> tonight, though, where precisely the buck stops is somewhat less than clear. when it comes to the nsa phone spying on angela merkel and other world leaders, the "wall street journal" reports president claims not to have known about it until last summer. another official tells us he was briefed on the details of what the nsa was doing. and late today the democrat senator, dianne feinstein, weighed in with this. a
of the arrival of hurricane sandy. the former gateway to the nation sustained heavy damage in the storm. the storm was a traumatic event for so many people during a full moon, remember. you can probably guess the rest. for the women who went into labor this week a year ago, it was a huge challenge, a lasting memory. and tonight nbc's rehema ellis checks in on them. >> look at you! >> reporter: it's hard to imagine this was nearly a year ago. >> hey, sweetheart. >> reporter: julia was in labor at nyu medical center during the height of hurricane sandy when the hospital found itself in critical condition. flooded with 14 feet of water and without power or a working generator, the hospital was forced to evacuate more than 300 patients. >> we prioritized the patients one by one, put them on a sled and went down the stairs, one staircase at a time. >> reporter: julia and her husband were among those rushed to other facilities. >> i was holding a cell phone above her while they were putting in the iv and epidural. >> reporter: mika was later born at mount sinai. when sandy came ashore in new
. >>> this is the eve of the anniversary of hurricane sandy, and all eyes will be on the new york city marathon, over 40,000 will compete in the race, including those sponsored by the actor, sean penn. >>> what if the biggest problem in hollywood is not drugs or alcohol. something that plagues schools and churches throughout the area. >>> and beyond your wildest imagination, he will tell you all about it in a live prime time exclusive. we begin with the big story tonight, sean penn, a hollywood star with a passion that goes far beyond the silver screen. he is an american original, fighting to make the world a better place. he has the battle scars to prove it. he is the founder of the relief organization. looking very trim yourself, you're not running the marathon? >> no, i'm not running the marathon, i have to be there to observe properly. >> that will be very poignant. on a big scale, obviously, a first major marathon since boston. and we all know how that ended in such disaster. it is also a chance for you to bring these five haitian runners, all from very different backgrounds, to come and run. you'r
the operation and if he didn't know, why not? also today, a year after sandy people who need help rebuilding say they're being left high and dry a year later. look at these two, they stepped out of the shower and literally climbed out of jail, we'll update you on the escape and the ongoing manhunt. >>> first, more on the obama care website mess, what did the president know if anything, what does it say about how he governs? on many subjects, he is trying to project the image of leadership and personal accountability. >> the buck will stop with me. >> the buck stops with me. >> the buck stops with me. i'm the president and the buck stops with me. >> the buck stops with me, ultimately the buck stops with me. >> tonight, though, where precisely the buck stops is somewhat less than clear. when it comes to the long-standing phone scandal on german chancellor angela merkel, the white house claims they did not know about it. a senior official backs it up. another official says he was briefed on what the details of the nsa were doing, even if he didn't know the phone was tapped. and dianne feinstein wei
. >> post, upload and interact. >> every night share undiscovered stories. super storm sandy and the effects it still has on americans. >> we do not wanna let sandy dictate our lives., and we never will... >> surviving sandy, one year later... tomorrow 7 am - easten on al jazeera america >>> today's data dive gets a ticket to ride on the bandwagon that is beatlemaniai. in 1964, ringo starr is thatted this photo. the beatle's drummer put out a tour to find the fans for a new book called photography. as the same goes, star recreated the shot with a little help from his friends at the today's show, those fans who skipped school to see the band are in their 60s. bob to thet was suspended three days to truancy. the head master finally admitted skipping school for the lads from liverpool was a good idea. beatlemania is sleeve and well even two band members aren't. they are the best selling band in history with more billboard hits than any other. incredibly, they continue to be hot today, 43 years after they broke up. only five acts have been able to sell as much music in britain this century as th
superstorm known as sandy made landfall along the east coast. >> this is my home. this is where i lived. and it's not gotten any better. >> how far have we come and how far do we still need to go to rebound on the east coast? >>> plus, america's allies outraged over the reach of the nsa. but does the benefit of listening in outweigh the risk of alienating friends overseas? i'll dig into both sides of those topics with new york congressman peter king. he joins me coming up next. >>> that leads to today's big question for you. nsa under fire. should the u.s. be spying on its allies overseas? weigh in with your thoughts on twitter and facebook. [ male announcer ] at humana, understanding what makes you different is what makes us different. we take the time to get to know you and your unique health needs. then we help create a personalized healthcare experience that works for you. and you. and you. with 50 years of know-how, and a dedicated network of doctors, health coaches, and wellness experts, we're a partner you can rely on -- today, and tomorrow. we're going beyond insurance to become
the operation. also tonight, a year after sandy, people who need help rebuilding say they are being left high and dry. >>> later look out for these two, they stepped into the shower and climbed out of jail. we'll update you on the escape and manhunt. >>> first up the spying scandal and the obama care mess. on many occasions and many subjects the president has tried to project an image of hands on leadership and personal accountability. >> the buck will stop with me. >> the buck stops with me. >> the buck stops with me. >> i'm the president. and the buck stops with me. >> the buck stops with me. >> ultimately the buck stops with me. >> tonight, though, where precisely the buck stops is somewhat less than clear. when it comes to the nsa phone spying on angela merkel and other world leaders, the president claims not to have known about it until last summer. another official tells us he was briefed on the details of what the nsa was doing. and late today, dianne feinstein weighed in with this. and i'm quoting now, "it is my understanding that president obama was not aware chancellor merkel's comm
. >> it was to days before halloween last year when s. storm sandy slammed into the northeast and became the second most destructive storm in the history of this nation. so how is the region doing exactly a year late center you don't hear that much about it from sea to shining do. but we do hear in the anymore. it's our creep, our hugo -- it's our katrina, our hugo, our andrew, and it's serious problem to this day. a live report from one of the hardest hit towns also fox news covers your world. we'll be right back. >> it's been exactly one year since superstorm sandy slammed into the east coast of the country, causing an estimated -- get this -- $65 billion in damage. that makes it the second costliest weather disaster, after hurricane katrina in the history of the nation, and while many hears have come a long way, recovery is far from over. the storm need hundreds of miles of coastlines, cut off power to how much thousands thousands of, wiped out communities, forcing thousands of folks into shelters for sometimes weeks or months, and long lines formed at the few stations with both electricity and
's continued effort to recover and rebuild from the devastation of superstorm sandy, which struck my are state a year ago today. working together, new jerseyans have made incredible progress in coming back from what the storm delivered, but our work continues. for those who have suffered so much loss, a year seems like an eternity. they must know that until all of the damage done by the tomorrow is undone, and until all the work needed to prk our state and its people, their property -- and their property from future storms like this is completed, we will not rest. so as i prepare to make the transition back to private life, i do so with a deep sen sense of grass tiewd to all move to made my service in the senate possible. this has been for me a remarkable five months. i know that i will in theees ahead look back on this time with gratitude and appreciation for the privilege of having served the people of new jersey in the senate of the united states of america. thank you, mr. president. i yield back. the presiding officer: the senator from delaware. mr. carper: while, the senator is still on t
for the first time since hurricane sandy hit exactly one year ago tomorrow. visitors can now walk the halls of the popular immigration station and american immigrant wall of honor outside. the immigration museum will remain closed through the spring. much more news after this. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] eeny, meeny, miny, go. more adventures await in the lexus lx, rx, and new seven-passenger gx. dare to be spontaneous. >>> between the u.s. spying revelations and the problem with the obama care website, it seems president obama may have a management problem on his hands. our chief political analyst gloria borger is here watching all of this for us. is the president on top of these critically important issues? >> it seems to me that at the very least, wolf, there is some kind of a management problem over at the white house. you have the president saying he's angry that he didn't know that the website was having problems with his signature domestic legislative achievement. he also, we're now told, didn't know about angela merkel's cell phone being tapped as well as other friendly leade
oors are drink. and nbc's brian williams reflects on hurricane sandy, one year ago. the wounds that haven't healed on the jersey shore are personal to him. all of that is ahead on "meet the press" on sunday, october 27. >>> from nbc news in washington, the world's longest-running television program, this is "meet the press." >>> and good sunday morning to you. obama care fix is on, but will it work? here are some of the latest developments. the end of november is the timeline the administration is now targeting to have the obama care website running smoothly. the latest report is that 700,000 applications have been filed but nobody will say how many have actually enrolled. secretary kathleen sebelius is to testify this week before congress as some republicans continue to call for her ouster. and even democrats now are urging change, ten senators calling for open enrollment to be extended beyond the current end date of march 2014. we wanted to help you understand some of the impact of the president's health care plan around the country. we're going to talk to the ceo of florida'
superstorm sandy. the day we rescued riley was a truly amazing day. he was a matted mess in a small cage. so that was our first task, was getting him to wellness. without angie's list, i don't know if we could have found all the services we needed for our riley. from contractors and doctors to dog sitters and landscapers, you can find it all on angie's list. we found riley at the shelter, and found everything he needed at angie's list. join today at angieslist.com medicare open enrollment. of year again. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. buit never hurts to see if u can find bettoverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care la open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare >>> it's been a full year since the devastating weather event dubbed superstorm sandy crashed into the northeast damaging and destroying not only property but lives. senior correspondent rick leventhal shows us how hard the jersey shore was hit. >> not sure if you can see the water rushing dow
are the participants returning right now. super storm sandy, destroying thousands of homes up and down the eastern seaboard, especially hard hit, the coastal communities of new york and new jersey. now one year later some of the people are stick struggling. eric has more in our original series surviving sandy one year later. >> it was the first home they owned and the family has only lived nit for four months before super storm sandy slammed into their shoreline town, it was heartbreaking. >> yeah. >> it was heart wrenching. >> it was tough to separate out our situation from everybody else, because it was a collective heartbreak. >> their heart broken neighbors started picking up the pieces but jeff and deena have been at a standstill. >> already you guys one year later. >> basically, exactly the same place we were. the day after the storm. this is basically where the foundation cracked all the way down through the footing. when they went to collect their claim with the national flood assurance program, they were flatly denied. the policy does not insurance for loss of property caused by earth mov
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sandy made landfall devastating communities in new york, new jersey, connecticut. congressman chris smith from new jersey will be joining me to share how his district is still rebuilding, still recovering. >>> one year ago today the storm was barreling up the east coast. here is a look back at lester holt reporting on "nightly news" as millions were bracing for its impact. >> the wind is howling. just over my shoulder the roiling chesapeake bay telegraphing power of sandy parallel to us, off the coast. arrival at landfall has forecasters using terms like mega storm. an unheard of link up between hurricane and two win-like storm systems expected to generate life threatening storm surges, damaging winds, rain and snow impacting up to 60 million people. i started part-time, now i'm a manager.n. my employer matches my charitable giving. really. i get bonuses even working part-time. where i work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logisti
a sophisticated assault from the get-go. bill: also, it has been almost a-year since superstorm sandy slammed the northeast. the recovery efforts one year later, how is it going? a iconic american landmark reopening for the first time since that storm. the day we rescued riley, was a truly amazing day. without angie's list, i don't know if we could have found all the services we needed for our riley. for over 18 years we've helped people take care of the things that matter most. join today at angieslist.com if you have business idea, we have a personalized legal solution that's right for you. with easy step-by-step guidance, we're here to help you turn your dream into a reality. start your business today with legalzoom. martha: hard to believe, nearly one year ago, that superstorm sandy rocked the northeast, affected millions of americans as it barreled onshore. today, so many people along the coast are still recovering. they're working to rebuild their homes and their communities, but while some progress has been made there's still a lot, a lot, trust me, that needs to be done. watch this. >
being made in new york one year after sandy, right? >> it would be the first state to do this. you have heard of these big vats and vessels full of oil in the gulf region that america's strategic petroleum reserve. this would be the first state, new york, having a gasoline reserve on long island, about a $10 million pilot program to make sure what happened last year doesn't happen again. four days after sandy as you well know, poppy, 60% to 65% of the gas stations were not working. they were either not working because they didn't have generators that could pump the gas or they literally did not have the gas. there's already been one pilot program to make sure you're getting generators to some of these smaller gas stations. this is the next step to make sure there are supplies available. andrew cuomo wants to do this, $10 million on the front end. no state has done something like this before, but when you think about new york and where it's situated and how this happened a year ago in recent memory, a stronger storm or a storm of a different path could do the same thing all over again, t
conrad murray out of jail. >>> reopening day on new york's ellis island a year after super storm sandy -- >>> the big typo that took the field during yesterday's game. >>> high-def doppler showing light rain falling over the santa cruz mountains. for more on this, plus halloween forecast coming up. >>> looking at big-time delays for busy vas key road in the livermore area. a three-car accident got traffic at a standstill. have details on this, give you a complete look kcbs traffic still ahead. ,,,,,,,,,,,, ♪ nice car. sure is. make a deal with me, kid, and you can have the car and everything that goes along with it. ♪ ♪ so, what do you say? thanks... but i think i got this. ♪ [ male announcer ] the all-new cla. set your soul free. and some days it seems true. goes unpunished. but we keep on doing the things that matter& like buying new raspberry 5 hour energy. from now to the end of the year, a portion of each sale... benefits living beyond breast cancer, to empower women affected by breast cancer. new raspberry 5 hour energy. it's one good deed that will go just right. good ev
hopelessly left behind. >> up next, one year after hurricane sandy. more from mayor bloomberg and others on what cities can do to deal with the effects of climate change. >>> one of the big trends of the last few decades has been the growth of cities. more and more people around the world are moving to urban centers. and with that, cities have grown in power and importance. but what can a city do to combat something even bigger? climate change. i had a great set of panelists recently at the clinton global initiative. michael bloomberg, the mayor of new york city, judith roden and jim kim, president of the world bank. sketch for us the broader issue of resilience. you are doing work at the world bank trying to help these cities. what do you think is the challenge they face? >> cities are responsible for 70% of the carbon that goes up in the air. we have to think about how cities are structured and how they're built. the future of the planet depends on how we build the cities. at the same time, we see that disasters have been increasing. cities have to build in a kind of resilience to be a
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of hurricane sandy devastating your home state of new jersey and new york as well. there's still plenty of rebuilding ahead. there are many stories of inspiration, as you well know, still a great struggle with people as i stated in your own home state right now. >> yes, don't forget 24% of the community development block grant money has not been spent in the state of new jersey, why the governor is sitting on the money, i don't know. to blame it on the federal government because of changes made after katrina, many changes were made because there was a lot of fraud in katrina. we want accountability for every dollar being spent. i have that responsibility as a congressman in every governor has the responsibility to make sure the money gets out as quickly as poblg to residents, whether they are individual homes or businesses, doesn't matter. whether they are towns with tremendous problems with the infrastructure. my job is to make sure the money goes to the people it was intended to do. we fought too hard for this. the governors of the states know how the delegations fought. they know who
for joining us. >> thank you. >>> on the first anniversary of the superstorm sandy, we're going to talk with the atlantic city mayor, lorenzo langford about the on going recovery in the city.stay with us. >>> flashlights and candles will light up the beaches tonight along the new jersey and new york shores. it's all designed to mark the one-year anniversary of superstorm sandy which killed 181 people from the caribbean to long island. the new york governor andrew quo ho has ordered flags at state buildings lowered to half-staff to honor the victims. sandy caused about $65 billion of damage at popular resorts like coney island. the new york city mayor michael bloomberg was there today to talk about on going recovery efforts. the new jersey governor chris christie is the also attending a number of sandy-related events today. he said the jersey shore has come a long way in its recovery but thousands are still waiting for help to rebuild their homes. atlantic city mayor lorenzo langford is joining from us nearby philadelphia. thanks very much for coming in. >> good afternoon, wolf. you're w
is finally back open to the public one year after superstorm sandy slammed the historic site. visitors still tour where millions of immigrants entered the u.s. ellis island needed about $77 million in repairs after getting damage by the storm, but they traction, still not fully recovered. >> my father passed away about a month ago. it's just kind of nice to trace the roots back. >> last children the children could not see it. it is great to bring these guys over today. >> more than million photographs and other art fax are still being held in maryland while buildings are still being fixed and upgraded. the 27-acre property is expected to be fully restored early next year. >>> one of the worst storms in years blasted great britain today, killed at least five people. the storm pack winds close to 100 miles per hour ripping waves v feet high along the coast. they already nicknamed it stormageddon. it left 250,000 people without power. in london, it caused a gas explosion that destroyed three homes. >> unfortunately two bodies have found. bodies testify a male and a female. >> the impact felt at
hope you put up with me. chuck and michael steele stay with us if you can. up next superstorm sandy one year later. we revisit one of the hardest hit areas. plus senator chuck schumer on what's still need in the recovery efforts. in the coming addition joe will be taking part in a series of events to mark the upcoming publication of his brand new book "the right path." it's the right time for this book. it scares me, actually. things kick off on monday november 11th at columbia university the miller theater there. he'll sit down with jon meacham. you can get free admission by emailing your name and he mail address at seejoe @nbcuni.com. you're watching "morning joe." we'll be right back. i started part-time, now i'm a manager.n. my employer matches my charitable giving. really. i get bonuses even working part-time. where i work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's
of super storm sandy are moving on exactly 12 months later. these are the images millions may never forget. sandy was the largest storm ever to build in the atlantic and the storm is blamed for about $65,000,000,000 in damages. one year later, many storm victims are complaining about the slow federal relief process and many others are still fighting over insurance claims. >>> union beach was one of the hardest-hit areas off of the jersey shore and many residents in the small community found their businesses completely washed away. one of those business owners is gg laguna dor who lost her entire restaurant last year. gigi, thanks for being with us. >> thank you for having us. >> one year later, where are you now? >> we are in a small endless cycle of trying to figure out how to get back to business. we are -- we have been in one year of delay, denial and unpaid insurance claims. and we are fighting hard just to try to get back to our normal. >> you are in the middle of your restaurant. from all appearances, it would look like you are back to business. you are back to normal. and, you know,
support for peace talks next month. >>> nearly a year after super storm sandy ellis island opens. if you would like the latest on any of the stories in our bulletins we encourage you to head on over to our website at www.aljazeera.com. once again, www.aljazeera.com. tony harris. >> tonight on "inside story" the united states spies on friends, not just foes. is this the new business or usual or is it damaging american foreign policy. plus the influence of rock legend lou reed and his impact on the culture from the 60s to today. >> hello, i'm libby casey. tonight on inside story we'll take a walk on the wild side and look at the life and legacy of iconic rocker lou reed who died at the age of 71. first we'll focus on american spying, specifically spying on friends, and our friends are not happy. tonight you can add spain to the list of countries that are demanding answers. the newest details emerge in this spanish newspaper "el mundo" reporting that phone calls from surveye survei. over the weekend came news that the nsa has been monitoring calls from german chancellor angela merkel as far
each other on the back for a job well done with superstorm sandy? one year later. thousands still helpless and many clueless. and now many think we are containing the calamity that the containment might have triggered it. meet the guy who's suing the power company that that destroyed his home. and superstorm sandy rocketed the numbers of chris christie. republican senator olympia snowe says ta
agents inside the occupied sandy relief efforts. that has a real potential to chill people's political activity, people who may want to go out and participate in occupied sandy relief efforts or the original occupied efforts. it may be chilled if people think their participation may be noted and that may have repercussions down the road. this is a good audience to convey that point. there are young people who might want jobs that rants or with the state department who might have second thoughts -- you might want jobs at rand or with the state department who might have second thoughts. to go back to the oversight, there is a legal issue with oversight by the courts, particularly surveillance. there is a doctrine that says you cannot challenge a program unless you can prove you have been harmed by it and your objective reaction to the existence of the program is not enough. you have to prove you have been targeted. nobody can prove they have been targeted by secret surveillance programs. the aclu has brought the challenge of warrantless surveillance programs and they have been thrown out
to visit ellis island off of new york city. it has been closed for almost a year due to super storm sandy. >> reporter: for the first time in a year, parts of ellis island are back open to the public. starting this morning, tourists can once again travel by boat to the historic island known for welcoming millions of immigrants into the united states. this group of women from europe visited the statue of liberty sunday and plans to visit ellis island today. >> all of the immigrants passed through there. it must have been emotional and scary and exciting. we would like to see it for ourselves. it would be love eto see it. >> reporter: a year ago, super storm sandy swamped the island with eight feet of water. the storm destroyed boilers and electrical systems and the water washed through the immigration museum. crews moved more than 1 million photographs to climate controlled facilities in maryland. the national park service says that they're still restoring the 27-acre property but for now visitors will be able to tour the main floor and the great hall of the museum, the area once crowded w
questions about recovery from hurricane sandy. "washington journal" is next. host: welcome to washington journal on this october 29. it is a day on capitol hill today. the house ways and means committee holds a hearing with marilyn tavener on the health care website. ate coverage on c-span three 10 a.m.. we'll hear from top national security officials about the nsa surveillance program, including questions about spying on u.s. allies. span 3 and c-on c- span.org at 1:30 p.m. eastern time. ban -- willt may stay on the nsa story and get your thoughts, should congress endorse or stop using intelligence efforts? the phone lines -- send us a tweet as well or post your comments on facebook.com/c- span. you can also e-mail us, journal@c-span.org. the may begin with the front page of "the financial times" this morning. this is their headline -- here is part of her statement that she put out -- "wall street journal" also with a story on their front page -- "the new york times closed code this morning -- -- "the new york times" this morning. then there is this in "the washington post" this morning
is spending today visiting communities impacted by superstorm sandy. today marks one year after that tragic storm. there is still a long way to go for many people hit by sandy. in seaside heights, that's right. on the jersey shore, millions of reported to rebuild only to have a massive fire destroy part of the boardwalk that was ravaged by sandy. and really a one-two punch for them. but they are jersey strong. and the rebuilding is under way. >> reporter: when superstorm sandy slammed ashore one year ago swallowing this board waum, it took this hot dog shop with it. >> it was devastation. >> but he re-opened this summer, unwilling to give up. how was the summer for business? >> it was slow. it was a year of survival. >> reporter: then in a one-two punch, his new restaurant was wiped out in a september fire that demolished 60 businesses. >> it was probably the biggest feeling of helplessness i've ever had in my life. >> reporter: you named one superstorm? >> that's the only type i ever want to see again. >> reporter: this man is building back the pier. >> what we accomplished in several mont
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